St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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The week beginning 24th January, we enter Catholic Schools Week for the year 2021. As we live through an unprecedented time of challenge and uncertainty, our faith and our resilience can be tested. We can ask questions like ‘Will things ever be the same again?’, ‘When can we get back to normality?’, ‘Where is God in all of this?’ In response to this, w...

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New Term Guidance

7 Jan 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians   We hope you and your family have had a safe Christmas break.   As you will be aware, the Education Minister has issued new guidance regarding the education restart for post-primary schools.  For clarification, all students in Year 8 – 14 should remain at home up until and including 19th February 2021 (as present guidance stands), returning a...

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St Louis’ Music, Moving Image Arts, Art and Drama Departments presents   ‘A Christmas Night’ virtual event!   This has been a year like no other, a year where the world has been torn apart and the simplest things we once took for granted now seem like a distant memory. As we look ahead with faith and prayer that better times are ahead, we know that th...

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The mixture of the lads from Dunloy Cuchullians and Loughgiel Shamrocks represented their club and county on All Ireland final day in Croke Park on Sunday. We are proud to say that these lads passed through our door here at St Louis, they were great role models for the younger pupils during their time here and continue to be that role model today. All of the lads, bar Dan McCloskey, lifte...

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Christmas, the quintessential season of gifts and gizmos, glitz and glamour.  Aptly, this Christmas week two GCSE Business classes embarked on their own missions of creativity and craft, St Louis’ edition of the Dragon’s Den! Each class divided into groups, work as industriously as Santa’s elves; countless products were pitched and hotly debated over, until designers&...

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All Stars 2020

14 Dec 2020

Congratulations to Emma Louise who was selected as corner back on the Ulster College Ladies Gaelic All Star Team 2020. The trials were a tough process of elimination and were very well contested- Emma Louise was one of the 30 All-stars selected from approximately over 130 girls throughout Ulster. Emma Louise then travelled to Kinnegad in County Westmeath to compete in the Inter provincials ...

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Each year Catholic Care organises a Christmas Appeal for families who are in need of support at this time of year. St Louis has a longstanding tradition of donating gifts to this appeal. With a year that has brought challenging times to so many families, our school’s response was greater than ever before! We sincerely thank all the classes, staff, families and the extended St Louis ...

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Christmas Dinner

7 Dec 2020

Once again, Christmas dinner at St Louis did not disappoint! A special word of thanks to our canteen staff for serving beautiful dinners with all the trimmings on Wednesday 2ndDecember! Everyone certainly got into the festive spirit!     ...

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House Prize Day!

4 Dec 2020

8 Lisbreen, 9 Lyndon and 10 Layde celebrated their good behaviour and positive attitude to school this term with a ‘Big Breakfast’ in our canteen this morning. The pupils enjoyed a fry, chocolate pancakes, selection boxes and a game of bingo with six awesome prizes! The lucky winners received either a TeamKit voucher, a Game voucher or a One4All voucher. Well done to all inv...

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Why I love PE!

3 Dec 2020

A lovely poem written by Orla Stewart (8LB)   ...

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